A Higher Form of Litigation Intelligence: Analytics and the Data-Driven Attorney
Posted on 08-31-2018 by Lextalk Staff

The good news: there’s more potentially case-making intelligence available than ever before. The bad news: there’s more potentially case-making intelligence available than ever before. We’re talking oceans of data strung across... Read More

Tags: litigation , Lexis Analytics

Summary of Policy Manual on Redeployment
Posted on 08-31-2018 by Mshahlaw

By Jinhee Wilde, Esq. On June 14, 2017 U.S Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a revised Volume 6 of its Policy Manual which concerns EB-5 investors. The policy clarified the “Period of Sustainment” as the Conditional... Read More

Tags: EB-5 , Immigration

Diving into the EB-5 Direct Pool with Kelly Freis of International Growth Capital
Posted on 08-22-2018 by Mshahlaw

EB-5 Investment Voice - Mona Shah & Associates Global Podcast Series Reported by Hermione Krumm, Esq. EB-5 Investment Voice is the only Podcast series that focuses on the United States immigrant investor visa, EB-5 and foreign direct investment... Read More

Tags: EB-5 , Immigration

Managing Natural Conflict in Your Firm’s Marketing
Posted on 08-22-2018 by Lextalk Staff

By Matt Starosciak “Tragedy, for me, is not a conflict between right and wrong, but between two different kinds of right.” Peter Shaffer Playwright Marketing gives rise to natural conflicts, which are important to identify and manage... Read More

Tags: marketing , Conflict

The Right Kind of Networking for Lawyers
Posted on 08-17-2018 by Lextalk Staff

By Matt Starosciak You can waste an incredible amount of time networking with the wrong people, at the wrong place, at the wrong time, and for the wrong reasons. I recently had a 7-year associate at a client firm ask me for advice about networking... Read More

Tags: networking

Ponzi Scheme Roundup: July 2018
Posted on 08-06-2018 by kathy@kathybphelps.com

Posted by Kathy Bazoian Phelps Below is a summary of the activity reported for July 2018. The reported stories reflect at least 10 new Ponzi schemes worldwide; over 40 years of newly imposed sentences for people involved in Ponzi schemes; 3 guilty... Read More

Tags: Ponzi Scheme

CaseMap: Enter the 21st Century of Case Management and Presentation
Posted on 08-01-2018 by Lextalk Staff

It’s time to get organized. Push your case management and presentation into the 21 st century. Some attorneys are still buried in litigation case files—piles of paper documents, manila folders and filing cabinets, convinced that the... Read More

Tags: CaseMap , technology

Fatal Consequences For EB-5 If Country Caps Are Removed
Posted on 08-01-2018 by Mshahlaw

By Mona Shah, Esq. On Wednesday, July 25, 2018, the DHS appropriations bill, passed on a party-line vote of 29–22. All EB5 practitioners should be alarmed as the bill has fatal consequences for almost all of the employment-based visa preferences... Read More

Tags: EB-5 , Immigration